Freddie J. Bitsoie was born in Utah and grew up in The Four Corners area. He is from the Dine (Navajo) Tribe. Freddie has been studying, preparing and lecturing on Native American foods for over 15 years. He studied anthropology at The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and culinary in Scottsdale, AZ. He has contributed to, America, The Cookbook (Phaidon, 2017), been featured in The New York Times, and has been a guest on Lidia Bastianich’s "Lidia Celebrates America." He was also the executive chef at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. He is currently based in Phoenix, AZ and working on his first cookbook (Abrams, November 2021).